Chain News & Profiles

Chain News & Profiles includes news on chain restaurants, operations, profiles, trend pieces and new concepts.

Famous Dave's Names Rensi CEO

Former McDonald's executive succeeds Gilbert on an interim basis

Shlemon Joins Benihana Leadership Team

Former Carrabba's veteran becomes president and CEO of the multi-concept operator.

Ovation Brands Names Wooten Vice President of Operations

Martinson and Gessner also join Ovation’s leadership team.

First Watch Buys The Good Egg

Breakfast, brunch and lunch operator adds 20 locations in the Arizona market.

Douglas Takes on VP Role for Noodles & Company

Former Einstein Noah team member becomes VP of supply chain.

Don Pablo's Acquired by Food Management Partners

Tex-Mex chain returns to its Texas roots.

Beem to Join Krispy Kreme Team

Restaurant industry pro to become president of the chain's international operations.

Lazy Dog Restaurant and Bar: Sit. Stay. Eat!

A diverse menu executed in a vibrant display kitchen pairs nicely with a dynamic bar package and has kept this casual dining concept on the rise.

Apollo to Acquire Chuck E. Cheese's Parent

Deal for CEC valued at $1.3 billion.

Quaker Steak & Lube Announces Management Transition

Dreibholz becomes interim CEO for the casual dining chain.

Coan Joins Buffalo Wild Wings Team

Restaurant industry veteran becomes vice president of enterprise supply chain.